Children

Report Says Lone Star State Not the Greatest for Children
A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation puts Texas near the bottom of the list when it comes to taking care of our kids.
The '2017 Kids Count Data Book' says that Texas is ranked only 41st in the nation in four key areas-health, education, economic well-being and family & co…
VISD Plans Monday Forum on Challenges Faced by Students
Its a tough world and getting tougher everyday, bringing new challenges that can be difficult to deal with, especially for school age people, who may not have the skills and experience to deal with them. That's why Victoria Independent School District is planning an open forum to talk about tho…
How Safe Are Your Child Safety Seats?
Children are our most precious cargo. If they ride in the car in a child safety seat, it's important to make sure that they're installed properly. That's why the Texas Department of Transportation is offering free inspections at statewide district offices...
Junior Golf Clinic at Riverside Coming Monday and Tuesday
I never learned how to play golf. I have played plenty of Putt-Putt, and I have been to a driving range a time or two, but I never really learned how to play. At my age, I wish I had learned when I was young.
If you have kids that have an interest in the game or, if you want to start them out early s…
Dinosaurs Are Coming to Victoria This Weekend
Jurassic Quest is coming to Victoria, TX for the FIRST TIME EVER! Jurassic Quest is the LARGEST, most realistic dinosaur event on the continent. We have an exhibit that walks you through the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, fossil digs, dinosaur rides, dinosaur cinema, science station, di…
Pack the House Going on This Weekend
There is no time like the Holiday Season to give back to others in need and make sure every kid opens a present on Christmas. Platinum Homes invites the community give back this holiday season. This weekend December 5th and 6th, Platinum Homes is teaming up with Toys for Tots to host a two day toy d…
Blue Santa Brings Christmas to Victoria
Each year, the Victoria Police Department teams up with volunteers from the department, the Civilian Police Academy and local residents to make Christmas brighter for underprivileged kids in our area, and registration for this year's program is underway...
Chris earns the Golden Apple Award!
Sending warm and summer wishes to our camp counselors, coaches, and teachers!  This week Townsquare Media and Gone Bananas would like to give Chris Henschen at Parkway Church the Golden Apple Award! Breanna Plunkett  submitted  Chris' name...
Nominate your summer instructor for the Golden Apple Award!
Summer fun and lessons learned!  Every summer you or your child meets that wonderful camp counselor, summer school teacher, coach, guide, mentor, or trainer.  They go the extra mile to prepare you for the upcoming year, and they make it fun...

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